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Government poised to decriminalise libel

During a speech at the inaugural Media Cocktail, gathering over 120 journalists, editors and media owners, on 5th December 2018, President Julius Maada Bio said that his government was in 'an advanced stage' in the preparations to repeal part V of the 1965 Public Order Act that criminalises libel. Read more

Government poised to decriminalise libel

Violence at #1od5miliona protests in Belgrade

As previously covered on the CIVICUS Monitor, protests against President Aleksandar Vučić entered the fifteenth consecutive week. While all of the previous protests had taken place peacefully, on 18th March 2019 a mobilisation in Belgrade turned violent. Clashes took place between protesters and police after participants broke into National Radio Television (RTS), led by opposition representative Boško Obradović. Read more

Violence at #1od5miliona protests in Belgrade




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Anti-government protests leave seven people dead

Since 7th February 2019, thousands of people have taken to the streets in the capital Port-au-Prince and other cities demanding the resignation of Haiti's President Jovenel Moise. Read more

Anti-government protests leave seven people dead


Journalists continue to be subject to attacks and harassment

2019 started with accusations made by the Supreme Court of Bolivia during the opening ceremony of the judicial year. Read more

Journalists continue to be subject to attacks and harassment

Protests over Russian aggression in Black Sea

In November 2018, a new crisis between Russia and Ukraine erupted. According to reports, Russia seized three navy vessels and detained several Ukrainian crew members. Read more

Protests over Russian aggression in Black Sea